Best Crime Movies of 1986


Stand by Me

8.1/10 IMDB

Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern are four friends who decide to hike to find the corpse of Ray Brower, a local teenager, who was hit by a train while plucking blueberries in the wild.

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell, Kiefer Sutherland, Casey Siemaszko, Gary Riley, Bradley Gregg, Jason Oliver, Marshall Bell ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 1986-08-08

Blue Velvet

7.7/10 IMDB

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern, Hope Lange, Dean Stockwell, George Dickerson, Priscilla Pointer, Frances Bay, Ken Stovitz ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1986-01-01


7.2/10 IMDB

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Dennis Farina, Brian Cox, Joan Allen, Tom Noonan, Stephen Lang, Chris Elliott, Michael Talbott, Dan Butler ..
Directed by: Michael Mann
Release date: 1986-08-14

Down by Law

7.7/10 IMDB

A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Ellen Barkin, Rockets Redglare, Richard Boes, Billie Neal, Vernel Bagneris ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 1986-09-20

Mona Lisa

7.3/10 IMDB

George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's Cross days. That's when George's troubles just start.

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Michael Caine, Robbie Coltrane, Clarke Peters, Kate Hardie, Zoë Nathenson, Sammi Davis, Joe Brown, Pauline Melville ..
Directed by: Neil Jordan
Release date: 1986-06-13

At Close Range

6.9/10 IMDB

Brad Whitewood Jr. lives in rural Pennsylvania and has few prospects. Against his mother's wishes, he seeks out his estranged father, the head of a gang of thieves in a nearby town. Though his new girlfriend supports his criminal ambitions, Brad Jr. soon learns that his father is a dangerous man. Inspired by the real events that led to the end of the Johnston Gang, who operated in the northeastern United States in the 1970s.

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn, Millie Perkins, Eileen Ryan, Tracey Walter, David Strathairn, J. C. Quinn, Candy Clark ..
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 1986-04-18

Something Wild

6.9/10 IMDB

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, Ray Liotta, Margaret Colin, Tracey Walter, Dana Preu, Jack Gilpin, Charles Napier, Robert Ridgely, 'Sister' Carol East ..
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Release date: 1986-11-07


5.8/10 IMDB

A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen, Reni Santoni, Brian Thompson, Lee Garlington, Art LaFleur, Andrew Robinson, Marco Rodríguez, Val Avery, Nina Axelrod ..
Directed by: George P. Cosmatos
Release date: 1986-03-21

River's Edge

6.9/10 IMDB

A group of high-school friends must come to terms with the fact that one of them, Samson, killed another, Jamie. Faced with the brutality of death, each must decide whether to turn their friend in to the police, or to help him escape the consequences of his dreadful deed.

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck, Dennis Hopper, Taylor Negron, Joshua John Miller, Roxana Zal, Josh Richman, Phillip Brock ..
Directed by: Tim Hunter
Release date: 1986-08-27


6.7/10 IMDB

A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff DeYoung, Mason Adams, Jerry Orbach, Joe Grifasi, Martha Gehman, Trey Wilson, Tom Noonan ..
Directed by: Robert Mandel
Release date: 1986-02-07

The Big Easy

6.5/10 IMDB

Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Ellen Barkin, Ned Beatty, John Goodman, Lisa Jane Persky, Ebbe Roe Smith, Tom O'Brien, Charles Ludlam, Grace Zabriskie, Marc Lawrence ..
Directed by: Jim McBride
Release date: 1986-11-27

Police Academy 3: Back in Training

5.3/10 IMDB

When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better his odds, but things don't quite turn out as expected...

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Bobcat Goldthwait, Marion Ramsey, Leslie Easterbrook, Art Metrano, Tim Kazurinsky, George Gaynes ..
Directed by: Jerry Paris
Release date: 1986-03-20

Running Scared

6.5/10 IMDB

Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.

Starring: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer, Darlanne Fluegel, Joe Pantoliano, Dan Hedaya, Jon Gries, Tracy Reed, Jimmy Smits, John DiSanti ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1986-06-27

Legal Eagles

6.0/10 IMDB

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women persuade Logan to investigate further and to cut some official corners, a much more sinister scenario starts to emerge.

Starring: Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah, Brian Dennehy, Terence Stamp, Steven Hill, David Clennon, John McMartin, Jennifer Dundas, Roscoe Lee Browne ..
Directed by: Ivan Reitman
Release date: 1986-06-18

Armed and Dangerous

5.7/10 IMDB

After policeman Frank Dooley is framed for theft and loses his job on the force, he joins a security guard agency and teams up with inept former defense lawyer Norman Kane. When the two botch a job guarding a local warehouse, they begin to uncover corruption within the company and their union.

Starring: John Candy, Eugene Levy, Robert Loggia, Meg Ryan, Kenneth McMillan, Brion James, Jonathan Banks, Don Stroud, Larry Hankin, Steve Railsback ..
Directed by: Mark L. Lester
Release date: 1986-08-15

Raw Deal

5.5/10 IMDB

Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovina is taken down. To accomplish this, he must go undercover and join Patrovina's gang.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Darren McGavin, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar, Steven Hill, Louise Robey, Joe Regalbuto, Robert Davi, Ed Lauter ..
Directed by: John Irvin
Release date: 1986-06-06

Tough Guys

6.2/10 IMDB

Harry Doyle and Archie Lang are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of freedom. and soon realize that they still have the pizzazz when, picking up their prison checks at a bank, they foil a robbery attempt.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charles Durning, Alexis Smith, Dana Carvey, Eli Wallach, Billy Barty, Darlanne Fluegel, Arthur Tovey, Anthony Kiedis ..
Directed by: Jeff Kanew
Release date: 1986-10-03


7.1/10 IMDB

Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius, who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills and, with Frank's help, Malcom turns to a life of crime.

Starring: Colin Friels, Lindy Davies, Chris Haywood, John Hargreaves, Beverley Phillips, Judith Stratford, Heather Mitchell, Charles Tingwell, Tony Mahood, David Letch ..
Directed by: Nadia Tass
Release date: 1986-07-20

No Mercy

5.7/10 IMDB

An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

Starring: Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Jeroen Krabbé, George Dzundza, Gary Basaraba, William Atherton, Terry Kinney, Bruce McGill, Charles S. Dutton, Aleta Mitchell ..
Directed by: Richard Pearce
Release date: 1986-12-19

The Deliberate Stranger

7.3/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Ted Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the cooperation of a number of police forces to work efficiently on this case. Soon, but not soon enough, the police eliminate endless possibilities and close in on him. Bundy is tried in the media and his good-boy attitude brings him sympathy but also the hatred of many.

Starring: Mark Harmon, Frederic Forrest, George Grizzard, Ben Masters, Glynnis O'Connor, M. Emmet Walsh, John Ashton, Bonnie Bartlett, Billy Green Bush, Frederick Coffin ..
Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky
Release date: 1986-05-04

The Return of Billy Jack

6.5/10 IMDB

Billy Jack returns to bring down a child pornography ring headed by the Godfather of Godfathers.

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Teresa Kelly, Delores Taylor ..
Directed by: Tom Laughlin
Release date: 1986-09-08

Band of the Hand

6.1/10 IMDB

An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.

Starring: Stephen Lang, Lauren Holly, John Cameron Mitchell, Danny Quinn, Leon, James Remar, Laurence Fishburne, Paul Calderon, Bill Smitrovich, Michael Carmine ..
Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser
Release date: 1986-04-11

52 Pick-Up

6.4/10 IMDB

Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a videotape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that the story will hurt his wife's political campaign if he goes to the police, Harry pretends that he will pay the men, but does not follow through.

Starring: Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, Vanity, John Glover, Robert Trebor, Lonny Chapman, Kelly Preston, Doug McClure, Clarence Williams III, Alex Henteloff ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1986-11-07
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : The Tender Age

The Tender Age

6.1/10 IMDB

Tim Donovan, a juvenile probation officer for the city of Boston, is assigned the case of Nikki, a troubled teenage girl who's been arrested for Assault & Battery. Tim quickly falls under the attractive Nikki's spell, convinced her delinquency is deep-rooted, and sets out to uncover the truth.

Starring: Kevin Bacon, John Savage, Tracy Pollan, Roxanne Hart, Richard Jenkins, Jack Kehoe, Henry Tomaszewski, Patty Collinge, Lauree Berger, Peter Gerety ..
Directed by: Jan Egleson
Release date: 1986-04-07

The Boys Next Door

6.4/10 IMDB

Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Patti D'Arbanville, Christopher McDonald, Maxwell Caulfield, Moon Unit Zappa, Hank Garrett, Paul C. Dancer, Blackie Dammett, Richard Pachorek, Lesa Lee ..
Directed by: Penelope Spheeris
Release date: 1986-03-14

The Morning After

5.9/10 IMDB

Failed actress Alex Sternbergen wakes up hungover one morning in an apartment she does not recognize, unable to remember the previous evening -- and with a dead body in bed next to her. As she tries to piece together the events of the night, Alex cannot totally rely on friends or her estranged husband, Joaquin, for assistance. Only a single ally, loner ex-policeman Turner Kendall, can help her escape her predicament and find the true killer.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raúl Juliá, Diane Salinger, Richard Foronjy, Geoffrey Scott, James 'Gypsy' Haake, Kathleen Wilhoite, Don Hood, Bruce Vilanch ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1986-12-25
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Wisdom


5.7/10 IMDB

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

Starring: Demi Moore, Emilio Estevez, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, William Allen Young, Charlie Sheen, Richard Minchenberg, Ernie Lively, Bill Henderson, Gene Ross ..
Directed by: Emilio Estevez
Release date: 1986-12-31

Dead Man's Folly

6.3/10 IMDB

During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Jean Stapleton, Constance Cummings, Tim Pigott-Smith, Jonathan Cecil, Kenneth Cranham, Susan Wooldridge, Christopher Guard, Jeff Yagher, Nicollette Sheridan ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1986-01-08
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

5.7/10 IMDB

A detective comes out of retirement to help his daughter's fiance prove that he did not commit a series of murders.

Starring: Val Kilmer, George C. Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Maxence Mailfort, Neil Dickson, Ian McShane, Maud Rayer, Fernand Guiot, Patrick Floersheim, Roger Lumont ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1986-12-07

8 Million Ways to Die

5.7/10 IMDB

Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his job, as well as his marriage.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette, Andy García, Alexandra Paul, Randy Brooks, Lisa Sloan, Christa Denton, Vance Valencia, Wilfredo Hernández, Luisa Leschin ..
Directed by: Hal Ashby
Release date: 1986-04-25
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Murder in Three Acts

Murder in Three Acts

6.2/10 IMDB

In Acapulco, Hercule Poirot attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. The causes seem to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse.

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Tony Curtis, Emma Samms, Jonathan Cecil, Fernando Allende, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Lisa Eichhorn, Dana Elcar, Frances Lee McCain, Marian Mercer ..
Directed by: Gary Nelson
Release date: 1986-10-01
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Skånska mord - Veberödsmannen

Skånska mord - Veberödsmannen

7.0/10 IMDB

Martin Svensson was an evil and brutal man that drifted around in Skåne with his family in the beginning of the 20th century.

Starring: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Karin Nordström, Kim Sulocki, Kenneth Milldoff, Cecilia Hjalmarsson Milldoff, Hans Villius ..
Directed by: Jan Hemmel
Release date: 1986-02-26

Reform School Girls

5.3/10 IMDB

Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.

Starring: Linda Carol, Wendy O. Williams, Pat Ast, Sybil Danning, Charlotte McGinnis, Sherri Stoner, Denise Gordy, Laurie Schwartz, Tiffany Helm, Darcy DeMoss ..
Directed by: Tom DeSimone
Release date: 1986-08-22

Wise Guys

5.6/10 IMDB

Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.

Starring: Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey, Dan Hedaya, Louis Albano, Julie Bovasso, Patti LuPone, Antonia Rey, Mimi Cecchini ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1986-04-17
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

5.4/10 IMDB

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The dealer murders Daryl's brother and the small town boy ends up all alone in the big city, being pursued by both the drug dealer and the police, who suspect him of the murder.

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Glynn Turman, Jenny Wright, Jeff Kober, Raymond J. Barry, Pepe Serna, Michele Little, Jerry Levine, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Kevin McCorkle ..
Directed by: Richard Tuggle
Release date: 1986-07-25

The Brotherhood of Justice

5.4/10 IMDB

A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea "watching people", but things quickly get out of control. "Brotherhood of Justice" turns out another gang of violence. Derek wants to stop it but it is too late, so he takes responsibility for it and gives himself to the law.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Lori Loughlin, Joe Spano, Keanu Reeves, Darren Dalton, Evan Mirand, Don Michael Paul, Gary Riley, Billy Zane, Danny Nucci ..
Directed by: Charles Braverman
Release date: 1986-05-18
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Skånska mord - Esarparen

Skånska mord - Esarparen

6.8/10 IMDB

Esarparen is a man who a long time wished death of his wife and suddenly is accused of murdering her. He protests his innocence. Does he speak the true or is he the man who could kill his own wife? Either that or is it a third possibility that bypassed both the court and the press?

Starring: Tom Ahlsell, Halvar Björk, Majlis Granlund, Henric Holmberg, Ernst-Hugo Järegård ..
Directed by: Richard Hobert
Release date: 1986-03-05
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : When The Bough Breaks

When The Bough Breaks

6.8/10 IMDB

A Los Angeles psychiatrist testifies for the prosecution in the trial of an accused child molester. Later the defendant, who is out on bail, is found dead in the psychiatrist's office, in what appears to be a suicide. Shaken, the psychiatrist moves to the mountains outside of L.A. Not long afterwards a detective he knows comes to him for help. A seven-year-old girl saw someone kill both of her parents, but is so traumatized by the event that she can't remember anything, and the detective wants the doctor to help jar her memory. Soon, however, the doctor and the detective discover that the parents' murder and the pedophiles "suicide" may be linked to a shadowy group of wealthy and influential pedophiles, and that the child isn't the only one whose life is in danger.

Starring: Ted Danson, Richard Masur, Rachel Ticotin, James Noble, Kim Miyori, Merritt Butrick, David Huddleston, Charles Lane, Scott Paulin, Deborah Harmon ..
Directed by: Waris Hussein
Release date: 1986-10-12
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star

Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star

6.7/10 IMDB

An actor rigs a fake shooting on TV with the connivance of his friend, the show's host, but the practical joke goes wrong when the gun turns out to contain a live round.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Joe Penny, Ron Glass, Alan Thicke, Ivan Dixon, Wendy Crewson, David Ogden Stiers, Jennifer O'Neill ..
Directed by: Ron Satlof
Release date: 1986-11-08

Dangerously Close

5.5/10 IMDB

Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight college discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and quite possibly American society, of what they deem to be its undesirables because of ethnicity, politics, etc. Our hero recruits a teacher and some other "less desirable" classmates to undermine the elitists, and, naturally, things get quite violent.

Starring: John Edward Peck, John Stockwell, Carey Lowell, Bradford Bancroft, Don Michael Paul, Thom Mathews, Gerard Christopher, Madison Mason, Anthony De Longis, Carmen Argenziano ..
Directed by: Albert Pyun
Release date: 1986-05-09
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun

Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun

7.0/10 IMDB

A priest is murdered and the main suspect is a nun.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Timothy Bottoms, Arthur Hill, Jon Cypher, Michele Greene, James McEachin, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, William Prince ..
Directed by: Ron Satlof
Release date: 1986-05-29
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Beyond Desire

Beyond Desire

6.3/10 IMDB

Most guys can only fantasize about being locked-up in a whorehouse full of gorgeous raving babes like SEKA and VANESSA DEL RIO... but for a private detective like me, Mark Lowe, it's all in a day's work (or should that be "night's work?"). You see, Carla is afraid her little house of joy is going to be taken over by buddie Howie Mann... and that's where I fit in. As long as I'm watching over the place, Howie'll have a tough time pulling any funny stuff. Of course, my relationship with the girls is supposed to be "purely professional," but things don't always work out the way you plan 'em - if you catch my drift.

Starring: D.J. Cone, Gina Carrera, Kristara Barrington, Little Oral Annie, Lynx Canon, Madame Plunket, Nina Hartley, Patti Petite, Renee Lovins, Seka ..
Directed by: Tim McDonald
Release date: 1986-05-09
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : The Inquiry

The Inquiry

6.3/10 IMDB

A Roman agent is sent to Palestine to investigate rumors of the resurrection of an executed criminal.

Starring: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Phyllis Logan, Angelo Infanti, Lina Sastri, John Forgeham, Luciano Bartoli, Erik Schumann, Georgia Slowe, Franco Fantasia ..
Directed by: Damiano Damiani
Release date: 1986-10-26
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Mark of Cain

Mark of Cain

5.0/10 IMDB

A couple live in an old, isolated mansion. The husband's murderous, insane twin escapes from a lunatic asylum. The cops haul off the wrong twin and the wife is stuck with the killer.

Starring: Robin Ward, Wendy Crewson, Antony Parr, August Schellenberg, Deborah Grover, Cynthia Kereluk, Kate Parr, Gert Peckert, Douglas Richardson ..
Directed by: Bruce Pittman
Release date: 1986-09-24
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer

The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer

6.5/10 IMDB

After two attempts to kidnap a little girl Mike Hammer is hired to protect her.

Starring: Stacy Keach, Emily Rose Chance, Don Stroud, Lauren Hutton, Michael Preston, Mickey Rooney, Lindsay Bloom, John Karlen, Leo Penn, Stephen Macht ..
Directed by: Ray Danton
Release date: 1986-04-18
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : The Ladies Club

The Ladies Club

5.3/10 IMDB

A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.

Starring: Karen Austin, Diana Scarwid, Christine Belford, Bruce Davison, Shera Danese, Beverly Todd, Marilyn Kagan, Kit McDonough, Arliss Howard, Randee Heller ..
Directed by: Janet Greek
Release date: 1986-04-01

Act of Vengeance

6.0/10 IMDB

In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Ellen Burstyn, Wilford Brimley, Hoyt Axton, Robert Schenkkan, Ellen Barkin, Maury Chaykin, Caroline Kava, Peg Murray, William Newman ..
Directed by: John Mackenzie
Release date: 1986-09-04


5.3/10 IMDB

Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.

Starring: Jameson Parker, Jack Lucarelli, Gerald McRaney, Wilford Brimley, Jeannie Wilson, Rosanna DeSoto, Randy Hall, Danelle Hand, Warner Glenn, Sherry Adamo ..
Directed by: Gary Grillo
Release date: 1986-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1986 : Black Fire

Black Fire

5.6/10 IMDB

After suffering a concussion from a grenade blast in Vietnam, Sgt. Frank Johnson has been getting flashes of his childhood in which strangely he is a ninja. Because of this, he is given a codename: "Black Fire" by the US Army. He is sent to San Sebastian together with his buddy Sgt. Jim Anderson to work as U.S. military advisers. One night, Sgt. Johnson discovers Capt. Salcedo of the local corrupt army is trying to transport arms.

Starring: Jim Gaines, Romano Kristoff, Tony Carreon, Chantal Mansfield, Ruel Vernal, Jerry Bailey, Dick Ilford ..
Directed by: Teddy Chiu
Release date: 1986-11-01

Positive I.D.

5.9/10 IMDB

A year after she is brutally raped, Dallas housewife Julie Kenner still can't shake the horror of the attack. Her mental state worsens when she learns that the man responsible will soon be paroled. Determined to seek revenge, Julie devises a unique and ingenious brand of Texas justice. Through legal loopholes, she methodically creates an entirely new identity - Bobbie King, a sultry barfly and the perfect bait for her attacker.

Starring: Stephanie Rascoe Myers, John S. Davies, Steven Fromholz, Lauren Lane, Gail Cronauer, John Williamson ..
Directed by: Andy Anderson
Release date: 1986-10-28

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